At last, Canada stands with other developed nations when the federal government launched our first National Housing Strategy (NHS) this week. While this historic step forward represents what many activists have been calling on for...

THE 2020 Budget has been hailed by non-governmental organisations and women activists as putting women issues at the centre of focus. In particular, it offers a slew of incentives to enhance women’s participation in the workforce....

Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday assured Pakistan of its support to the country’s social protection program aimed to help people fight poverty amid inflationary pressure and help it strengthen institutional measures.

Key stakeholders in education and labor need to develop training programs to keep pace with technology change and refocus curriculum to meet the needs of industries. The Alliance for Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET...

The poorest pensioners receive thousands of pounds less support from the state than the better off, according to new research.The worst-off fifth of pensioners, who rely on benefits for nearly 90 per cent of their income, receive £7...

(BLOG): It’s 9 AM in the cold winter morning. Mr. Phuntsho is waiting along with a few others in front of one of the government accounts offices in Thimphu, Bhutan. Earlier that morning, Mr. Phuntsho took a nearly seven-hour journey from Gelephu in...

BLOG: The United States might be the only country in the world where poverty is considered a moral failing—on the part of the victims, not the society. When conservatives are in charge of government, this judgment infiltrates policy...

More than 20 Yukon government labour market funding programs have been consolidated into three. The territorial government announced the changes Sept. 26, stating the “modernized” funding programs will have more simplified...

Paternity leave regulations were signed into law in the Labour Laws Amendment Act in November 2018 by President Cyril Ramaphosa. He officially amended the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) to include the new regulations. Now...

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, has commenced the implementation of a project to improve social safety nets and productive...

As Yemen approaches more than 4 years of war, an estimated 20 million people are in need of access to healthcare. Through the generous support of the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), WHO has been able to meet...

Azerbaijan actively carries out self-employment projects in a bid to grant citizens access to the formal labor market and to give impetus to the development of small business in the country. As many as 5,561 citizens have been...